Lucas Vanhevel, M.A.

4A Lab Fellow

Lucas Vanhevel received his M.A. in Art History at the university of Ghent, Belgium, with a thesis on mycological illustration in the early modern Low Countries, titled Op het Tooneel der Campernoelien: Mycologische illustratie in de Nederlanden: 1550-1700 (EN: The theatre of mushrooms: mycological illustration in the Netherlands 1550-1700). Lucas' work focuses primarly on fungi and mushrooms in culture-historical entanglements.

  • Mushrooms and fungi
  • Early Modern Low Countries
  • History of Mycology
  • Mushroom Iconography
  • Ethnomycology
  • Actor-Network Theory

Fungi in the Early Modern Low Countries: Image-forming, Ethnomycology and beyond

4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics


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